From Andrews, the major city of Knoxville is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the north.
While it can be tempting to just chill out when visiting Andrews, remember, the surrounding region's many scenic delights lie just beyond your doorstep. To explore the area in even greater depth, head 18 miles (29 kilometers) to Hiawassee. Here you can spend an hour or two visiting the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds and Fun World.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast of Andrews is Cherokee, a regional center home to Harrahs Cherokee Casino, Museum of the Cherokee Indian and Clingmans Dome. Eastern Cherokee Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs and Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama are also good to visit.
If the best vacation for you involves being outside and appreciating the cold weather, North Carolina Mountains will be a great destination. Snowboarding is a popular activity. Skiing is also widely enjoyed by locals and tourists. If you believe the perfect vacation is maxing-out your heart rate in wild places, then check out one of the many zip-lining and hiking adventures the Andrews area has to offer.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time fly home, head to the nearest major airport in Knoxville, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north.